SBMC Refresher Training of Master Trainers
By: – Balarabe Danlami Jazuli Deputy Director Public Relation & Communication
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in collaboration with Universal Basic Education Commission (Abuja) under World Bank Supported Program Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) organized a two day refresher training for Social Mobilization Officers on roles of School Based Management Committee (SBMC) held at SBMC hall of the Board.
Speaking at the opening of the refresher training, the acting Executive Chairman,SUBEB Alhaji Kabiru Ahmad said the refresher training aimed at educating the participants on roles of SBMC members in BESDA programme and prepare to organize step down training to SBMC members at schools Cluster levels.
The Acting Executive Chairman, stressed that School Based Management Committee’s member are crucial in school governance, therefore the Board would continue to uphold thier decision to encourage community participation in schools
“As link between schools and immediate community, we have assured that any decision taken by the committees members would be in a favor of the school they are representing” He added.
Alhaji Kabiru called on the participants to be committed, dedicated to justify the huge amount spent on the training.
In her remark the Director Social Mobilization, Hajiya Amina Umar said School Based Management Committee (SBMC) was established to improve accountability and educational out comes at school setting through engagement of relevant stake holders.
Hajiya Amina added that a total of One Hundred and Thirty two participants comprising Head of Social Mobilizations, Desk Officers and Support Officers from Forty Four Local Government Education Authority are the Master Trainers who would step down training to 11,250 SBMC members across the 44 LG.
She charged the participant to put much interest on the training to enable them acquired skills and knowledge during training so as cascade to the SBMC at school levels.
In his remark the State Chairman, School Based Management Committee (SBMC) Alhaji Tijjani Haladu Baraya assured the redness of the committee for a successful conduct of the step down training at community level.
“We will mobilize our members at Community level for their support and cooperation during the step down training to achieve the set goals” He revealed.
The Committee Chairman called for mutual understanding between SBMC’s member and Social Mobilization officers for successful implementation of School Based Management Committee (SBMC) activities at all levels.
The Forum Chairman of Head Social Mobilizations, Mallam Lawan Yakubu Bechi thanked UBEC, SUBEB and BESDA Team for organizing the training, assured their redness to work diligently for the success of the training.